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Sharif and sons fail to appear for NAB probe meeting

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

LAHORE (INP): Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his two sons, Hassan and Hussain, failed to appear before the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) Lahore office on Friday for a probe meeting pertaining to a Supreme Court-ordered investigation into the Sharif family’s business concerns. Security had been tightened in and around the NAB office, with about […]

Basic traits of soldiering linked to physical fitness: Gen Qamar

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

RAWALPINDI (Online):Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Okara Cantt on the conclusion of 6th Army PACES (Physical Agility and Combat Efficiency System) Championship. The CoAS distributed awards to the winners. Total 250 contestants from 10 best teams participated in different events of championship which was started on 9 August and was […]

Nisar’s spokesperson censures Pervaiz Rashid

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): Spokesperson for former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has offered a reaction to former information minister Pervaiz Rashid’s statement by demanding off him to urge the government to public Dawn Leaks probe report if he is as innocent as he claims to be. The statement given by the spokesperson censures the […]

Altaf Hussain meets US Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, Khan of Kalat in London

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

LONDON (Monitoring Desk): Muttahida Qaumi Movement founder Altaf Hussain, who currently heads the London faction of the party, met US Congressman Dana Rohrabacher and Khan of Kalat Suleman Dawood, who is living in self-exile in London, in the British capital on Thursday. According to a press release, Altaf briefed the American congressman on the alleged […]

Nawaz has been winning elections with the help of ‘agencies’: Kaira

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

ISLAMABAD (INP): Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Qamar Zaman Kaira claimed on Friday that deposed PM Nawaz Sharif had been winning elections with the assistance of “agencies”. “Nawaz Sharif has always robbed PPP of its mandate ,” he told reporters outside Bilawal House, Lahore. Kaira maintained that Sharif arbitrarily ran his government and also formed […]

Pervaiz Rashid claims sacrificed over Dawn Leaks to save democracy

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Former Federal Minister of Information, Broadcasting, and National Heritage Pervaiz Rashid Friday claimed that he sacrificed over Dawn Leaks episode to save democratic system in the country. “It was the establishment mentality that had done everything and that PTI was just a pawn,” the former minister claimed. In a media chat, Pervaiz Rashid […]

Global

Dozens of nationalities among Spain attack victims

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

PARIS (AFP): The twin vehicle attacks in Spain that left 14 dead and over 100 more injured in a bustling tourist area of Barcelona and the nearby seaside resort of Cambrils affected people of some three dozen nationalities. The dead and injured came from countries as varied as France, Venezuela, Australia, Ireland, Peru, Algeria and […]

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IS claims responsibility of Barcelona attack

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

F.P. Report BEIRUT: The Islamic State group claimed the responsibility of the deadly van attack in Barcelona on Thursday. This was said by the Jihadist organization propaganda outlet Amaq. It added that the soldiers of Islamic State attacks in Barcelona but it did not revealed the names of those it claimed were behind the attack. […]

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Van crashes into dozens of people in Barcelona: police

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

BARCELONA (AFP): A van crashed into dozens of people in the centre of Barcelona on Thursday and several people were injured, police in the Spanish city said. Police described the incident on Twitter as a “massive crash”. Emergency services said people should not go to the area around the city´s Placa Catalunya, and requested the […]

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Human rights groups demands India to stop deporting Rohingya

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

F.P. Report NEW DELHI: Human Rights Groups urged the Indian government to stop the deporting of tens of thousands of Rohingya migrants and perform its international legal duties in this regard. The demands was came from Human Rights groups after the India’s junior hime minister said in parliament last week that the government is thinking […]

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Saudi opens border for Qatari hajj pilgrims

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

F.P. Report RIYADH: King Salman of Saudi Arabia ordered the officials reopened the border with Qatar for the hajj pilgrims and allow them carry out their religious rituals in Mecca. The decision is the seems to be the first step for normalizing the tension between the Arab countries when it was disturb by disconnecting diplomatic […]

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Sierra Leone flood: More than 600 people still missing

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

F.P. Report SIERRA LEONE: Spokesperson of the President told media persons that more than 600 people were still missing when the flood and mud sliding destroyed parts of the Sierra Leone capital. The government has announced seven days mourning and pleading for the urgent support from international community. As per the officials figures 400 persons […]

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Pakistan

Parents protest fees hike by private schools

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Exorbitant hike in the fees of private schools in Karachi has left several parents anxious about future of their children. On Friday, a good number of angry parents staged a rally on Shahrah-e-Faisal, protesting against the steep fee hike by Foundation Public School and other private education institutions of the city. They […]

Kasuri doing false propaganda after expulsion from APML: Gen Musharraf

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) in a statement issued here on Friday said that Ahmed Raza Kasuri was expelled from the party for violating discipline and his designs to divide the party. Moreover APML in its constitution do not have any designation of a Chief Coordinator. APML issued this statement after party chairman […]

Sharif family not appearing before NAB a joke with institutions: Fawad

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) spokesperson Fawad Chaudhary said Friday Sharif family not appearing before National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is a joke with national institutions. He slammed former premier Nawaz Sharif and his children who were summoned by NAB and refused the call, sending their counsel instead. Fawad said investigation of Sharif family over Al-Azizia […]

Families of APS victim’s demands justice

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Parents of Army Public School (APS) victims showed displeasure over the delay in providing justice to them and warned the government if they did not give them justice than they will raise voice on international forum for the blood of their innocent children. Family members of APS victims said this while addressing […]

PTI, PML-N ignored people problems says Humayun Khan

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Provincial President of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Engineer Humayun Khan criticized the central and provincial governments for ignoring Khyber Pakhtunkhwa problems in its fight for getting the power in Islamabad. Humayun said this while chairing a party meeting in Peshawar. H claimed that PPP is the only political who worked for the […]

Pakistan wants strengthen ties with Iran says Marriyum

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information, Marriyum Aurangzeb has said Pakistan encourages cultural exchanges among both countries which will bring closer the people of neighboring countries as Pakistan values is relation with the Iran. This she said while talking with Iranian Ambassador Mehdi Honardoostm in Islamabad on Friday. They discussed different proposals to […]

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Afghanistan

Ghani wants to bring changes in current Higher Education System

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

F.P. Report KABUL: Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has said that the country current higher education systems was not capable to fulfill the economic and political requirements of the country and now it is time to bring changes in it in the better interest of the youth. Ghani called the authorities for systemic change in the […]

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One killed, two injured in IED blast

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

F.P. Report KHOST: One person killed and two more were injured in IED bomb blast in Khost city. Khost Police Chief, Faizullah Ghirat told media that an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) which was fixed in the civilian vehicle went off in Khost city in which one person killed and two others were injured. Meanwhile, Director […]

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Taliban killed two cops, captured 4 others in attack

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

F.P. Report QANDAHAR: Taliban armed men killed two police officials including a commander and captured four others in a attack in Shah Walikot district of Qandahar province. Zia Durrani, spokesman of Kandahar police told media that the Taliban fighters attacked a police post in the Shah Joyee area of Shah Walikot district in the night […]

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Protestors condemns civilian killing in US air strikes

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

F.P. Report JALALABAD: Dozens of People protested against US airstrike in Haska Mena of district Nangarhar province in which 16 civilians were killed including women and children. The protestors gathered in front of the Governor’s House in Jalalabad and demanded from the government to ensure the security of the civilian and unarmed people during operations […]

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Hekmatyar condemn pro-Iran media for sparking tensions among armed group

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

F.P. Report KABUL: Chief of Hezb-e-Islami, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar strongly condemned some local media organization which were trying to safeguard the Iran benefits in our and igniting the tension among different armed group in the country. He criticized the reports that were published regarding the deadly clashes among the Taliban and ISIS group and further that […]

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12 killed, 13 injured in Taliban & IS clash

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2017

F.P. Report JALALABAD:  Local Police of Ghor said that at least 25 Taliban and Islamic State-Khorasan faction fighters were killed or injured in a clash between them in Ghor Province. Iqbal Nizami, Spokesperson of Ghor Police said that the clash was started between the two outlaw groups in Ferozshah, capital of Ghor Province which lasted […]

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Business

KSE-100 loses more than 900 points

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

Web Desk KARACHI: The benchmark KSE-100 index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange saw a decline of 900 points during market hours Thursday afternoon. The index reached a level of 43251.90 points and saw a decline of -2.2%. The bearish trend continued at the market as stocks continued to face losses. On Tuesday, the KSE-100 shed […]

GM’s Maven assembling building blocks for ride, delivery services

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

General Motors Co’s Maven car sharing and rental unit is expanding its partnerships in ride and delivery services as parent GM considers whether to enter the on-demand mobility business now dominated by Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc. The trick will be not to alienate the two ride services startups, whose drivers are leasing thousands of […]

Independence Day: Karachittes spent Rs15 billion

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: The 70th Independence Day was celebrated in the country with zeal and enthusiasm in the whole country and especially in the Karachi where Karachittes spent more than Rs 15 billion to celebrate the Independence Day. The Frontier Post learnt that the dwellers Karachi city bought more Rs 50 million flags and other […]

Buffett divests stake in General Electric

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2017

NEW YORK (AFP): Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has sold off its stake in General Electric, according to US regulatory papers filed Monday. Berkshire had previously held 10.4 million shares in the US industrial giant, according to earlier securities filings. But GE was no longer listed among the 20 or so Berkshire stakes, according to the […]

Saudi budget deficit halves after reforms, oil rebound

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

JEDDAH (AFP): The ultra-conservative kingdom has moved to diversify its traditionally oil-dependent economy following a sharp fall in crude prices. The budget deficit dropped by 51 percent to 72 billion riyals ($19.2 billion, 16.2 billion euros) in the first half of 2017, the finance ministry announced. “This result reflects an improvement in the management of […]

North Korea factories humming with ‘Made in China’ clothes, traders say

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

DANDONG (REUTERS): Chinese textile firms are increasingly using North Korean factories to take advantage of cheaper labour across the border, traders and businesses in the border city of Dandong told Reuters. The clothes made in North Korea are labeled ‘Made in China’ and exported across the world, they said. Using North Korea to produce cheap […]

Sports

Amir allowed to travel to Pakistan for fitness tests by Essex

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): English county Essex has confirmed that its oversea signing from Pakistan, fast bowler Mohammad Amir, has been allowed to travel back to Pakistan to attend fitness tests being conducted by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). The county, in a statement released on Friday evening, said that Amir has been released on the request […]

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Umar Akmal got at least seven chances to improve his fitness: PCB

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

LAHORE (APP): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has hit back at batsman Umar Akmal over his statements regarding his omission from the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 squad. In a press release, Umar was given as many as seven chances to improve his fitness and match the standards of his teammates as laid out by the team […]

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Faisal Iqbal wants to replace Younus, Misbah

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

Web Desk KARACHI: The retirement of Test legends Younus Khan and Misbahul Haq after the West Indies series has left a gaping hole in the Pakistan middle order, with several names being touted to fill the void. Karachi’s middle-order batsman Faisal Iqbal has thrown his name among the mix, and is confident of making a surprise […]

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PCB issues show cause notice Umar Akmal

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Umar Akmal faces sanction from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) following the out-of-favour batsman’s public outburst against head coach Mickey Arthur. Akmal addressed a news conference on Wednesday in which he lashed out at Arthur, accusing the South African of insulting him and refusing him access to the coaching facilities at the National […]

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ICC announces schedule of U-19 Cricket World Cup 2018

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

WEB DESK: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the upcoming Under-19 World Cup which will be starting from January 13 2018 in New Zealand. The first of the World Cup will be played between the defending champion West Indies and host New Zealand in Group A, day night match. Total 16 teams will participate […]

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Mickey Arthur verbally abused me, claims Umar

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2017

LAHORE (INP): Batsman Umar Akmal on Wednesday claimed that coach Mickey Arthur had verbally abused him in front of Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq. He further claimed that Arthur is also abusive towards other players. Akmal also said that senior players did not stop the coach when he was being verbally abused and added that the coach […]

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Fashion

Indian cinema is priority says Aishwarya Rai

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

Web Desk Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has made a mark for herself, not just in India but globally as well. She has worked in Hollywood films such as Bride & Prejudice, The Mistress of Spices, Provoked, The Last Legion and The Pink Panther 2. However, in a recent interview, the Bollywood beauty revealed that she made […]

Deepika Padukone out of Forbes’ list of highest paid actresses

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

Web Desk Bollywood starlet Deepika Padukone has dropped out of Forbes magazine’s World’s Highest-Paid Actresses 2017 list, which is led by Hollywood star Emma Stone. Deepika, who secured 10th position in 2016 list, has not been included this year despite having made her Hollywood debut with xXx: Return of Xander Cage. Stone collected $26 million […]

Craig confirms he´s back as 007… one last time

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

NEW YORK (AFP): Daniel Craig, the British actor who famously complained he´d rather slash his wrists than play James Bond a fifth time, has finally confirmed he´s returning as 007 after all… one last time. The New York Times first reported last month that the 49-year-old´s return to the big screen in 2019 was a […]

Stuntwoman killed filming Deadpool 2 in Canada

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2017

OTTAWA (AFP) – A stuntwoman was killed Monday on the set of Deadpool 2 in Vancouver while filming a motorcycle stunt for the much-anticipated sequel to Marvel Comic’s anti-superhero blockbuster, police said. “Vancouver Police can confirm that a female stunt driver has died on the set of Deadpool during a stunt on a motorcycle,” police […]

Game of Thrones actor warns about husky craze

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2017

Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage  urged fans of the series to stop buying huskies because of their similarity to fearsome “direwolves”, as many were being quickly abandoned. “To all Game of Thrones’ many wonderful fans, we understand that due to the direwolves’ huge popularity, many folks are going out and buying huskies,” the US […]

Salman Khan compensates worried distributors over Tubelight losses

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

NEW DELHI (Web Desk): Salman Khan has scored hits after hits for the past decade or so, naturally spiking expectations of his fans after every successive flick. His recent film “Tubelight”, however, failed to impress even his die-hard fans, resulting in a miserable tank at the box office. The unimpressive performance left distributors incurring losses […]